Note: As of November 2020, the Joy Jacket pattern has been updated to include sizes 0-30 as well as A/B and C/D cup options. Those who tested the update and submitted photos for this post have been added below.

I loved putting this post together. This is a HUGE thank you to 37 amazing people who volunteered their time and put so much effort into making the Joy pattern a reality for Chalk and Notch and for Emily. If you haven’t had a chance to read the story behind this pattern, I’d love for you to check out this post here. I really don’t have the words to express how grateful I am to these testers. I simply could not do my job without their help.

I love working with my internet friends and making new friends during every test. I used to be nervous about starting a test, but now I really look forward to this time where I get to connect with others who share the love of patternmaking and sewing. I can tell you that all of my testers absolutely delivered. They gave detailed feedback, made the process so fun, and because of them, this pattern is one I’m really proud of. I hope you enjoy this roundup of these amazing versions and feel inspired to make your own!


Alexandra – amassonlifestyle
Ashley – littlebitco
Courtney – courtofalltrades
Dominique – kreamino
Gabrielle – bibbity_bobbity_buttons
Jennifer – peppermintcreek
Jessamy – jessamyb
Karina – karina_camsheka
Kiran – sew_kiran_sew
Lara – handmadebylaraliz
Leslie – threadbeargarments
Maafio – maafasaurus
Mandy – handmademandy
Meg – cookinandcraftin
Melissa – sewsbythesea
Nicole – indieseen
Rebekah – all.the.florals
Tami – sewsophielynn
Trish – floralsflannels
Alyssa – thesewinggoatherd
Brooke – desert seams
Courtney – sweeterthancupcakesblog
Emily – allmysparetime
Heidi – heidi_handmadefrenzy
Jenny – jenny.maker
Jessica – jessicawaldegar
Katie – madebykates
Kristen – kristen_sews
Lara – laraours
Lisa – lstrehlau
Maddie – maddiemadethis
Maria Luisa – 3emlinha
Meg – megmadesewing
MJ – sewflo
Patti – simple.blessed
Sarah – sewingsarah23
Tiahna – ammonlane
Uma – so_she_sews
Ashley – chickadeechickadee
Cassy – pearberrylane.blog
Deepthi – _made.by.dee_
Emily – enjoyful_makes
Jenn – stitched_by_hand
Jesara – againstthegrainline
Kaila – kailacreating
Katie – kak513
Kristen – sewimnewhere
Leanne – minimeekie
Loni – havinsewmuchfun
Maggie – maggiejosews
Mary – sewmarymac
Meghan – joyfullemon
Nicole – nf_merritts
Rachel – hello.littlefish
Silvia – astrangerview
Tegan – tl_mathews
Victoria – very blissful

 

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Gabriela


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